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Sociology

The study of human behavior in groups is necessary in today's world.

As a sociology major you will build awareness for the different types of social inequality that exist, who is negatively impacted, where and how it emerges, and what perpetuates it. Courses will not only shed light on social inequality, but will teach you how to do something about it.

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100%

of students participate in community-engaged learning

30%

of current majors are pursuing a double major

50%

of students graduate with a minor

A High-Quality Education

  • The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program
  • Global Encounters
  • Core Program
  • Bringing together "outside" students from universities and "inside" students from correctional institutions.

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    Fostering and facilitating immersive global learning experiences is a distinctive and core feature of our department.

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    All first-year students are enrolled in the innovative, interdisciplinary Core Program.

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    Featured Programs and Initiatives

    Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work Student Organization

    This group is open to all majors, minors and anyone interested in the study of human social interaction.

    Alpha Kappa Delta

    We host a chapter of the International Honor Society in Sociology.

    community service
    Experiential Learning

    Real-World Experience

    Through practical learning opportunities like internships and co-ops, you can build your resume, gain practical experience and prepare for a successful career.

    Experiential Learning

    Real-World Experience

    community service

    Through practical learning opportunities like internships and co-ops, you can build your resume, gain practical experience and prepare for a successful career.

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    Department of Sociology

    St. Joseph Hall, Room 429
    300 College Park
    Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1442
    937-229-2138
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    15

    the average class size for sociology courses